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Re: semilunate carpal



In a message dated 8/6/01 12:25:54 PM Pacific Daylight Time, ptnorton@msn.com
writes:


<< But holding onto struggling prey requires a powerful grip, which the
sideways folding wrist significantly limits.  That noncoplanar arrangement
of joints and muscles simply doesn't make sense as an innovation related to
grasping or holding anything.  >>

   It's hard to argue with the "Fighting Dinosaurs", however. See:
   http://www.amnh.org/exhibitions/fightingdinos/gallery/fd.jpg

   DV